Dr. Phillip Lim, DO

Dr. Phillip Lim, DO

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Age 42
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Dr. Phillip Lim, DO is a pain medicine specialist in Buena Park, CA and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Western U Hlt Sci Col Osteo Med Of The Pacific in 2003 and specializes in pain medicine, interventional pain medicine, and more.

5832 Beach Blvd Ste 210

Buena Park, CA 90621

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Caremore Medical Group
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Health Net of California
  • HealthCare Partners
  • Humana
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lim's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Fibromyalgia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lim treats Fibromyalgia more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Lim treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lim treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Lim treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lim treats Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Lim treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Lim's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tenotomy
Adhesive Capsulitis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Baclofen Pump Therapy
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bone Disorders
Botox® Injection
Brain Disorders
Cancer Pain
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
Cervical Facet Joint Injection
Cervical Medial Branch Block
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pain Management
Coccygeal Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Degenerative Disc Disease
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Discography
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Tenotomy
Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Injection
Epidural Steroid Injections
Facet Block
Facet Joint Injection
Facet Joint Nerve Ablation
Facet Joint Pain
Fibromyalgia
Hand Conditions
Headache
Herniated Disc
Hip Pain
Injection of Tendon
Injection Therapy
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intrathecal Drug Delivery System Insertion
Joint Drainage
Knee Disorders
Knee Pain
Kyphoplasty
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Disc Degeneration
Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Migraine
Minimally Invasive Decompression for Spinal Stenosis
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neck Muscle Strain
Neck Pain
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Blocks
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Pain Management
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Percutaneous Disc Decompression
Peripheral Nerve Block
Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
Sacroiliac Joint Injection
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Shoulder Pain
Spinal Compression Fracture
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Injections
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stem Cell Therapy
Steroid Injection
Synvisc® Injection
Trigger Point Injection
Ultrasound-Guided Injection
Upper Back Pain
Vertebroplasty
Vertiflex Superion Interspinous Spacer (ISS) 

About Me

Care Philosophy

Treating acute and chronic pain patients with a multimodal approach To minimize the need for medications, increase function, and increase the quality of life.  We offer cutting edge regenerative approaches to heal and restore tissue function suc...

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Interventional Spine Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

2008
Harvard Medical School/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Interventional Pain Medicine)
Fellowship Hospital
2007
Henry Ford Hospital
Residency Hospital
2004
Downey Regional Med Center
Internship Hospital
2003
Western U Hlt Sci Col Osteo Med Of The Pacific
Medical School
2003
Loma Linda Unversity/School Of Public Health (Mph)
2008
2007
2004
2003
2003

Languages

  • Korean
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Lim's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lim

3.5

Based on 44 reviews

5 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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(15)

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Helpful staff and doctor truly invested in the well-being of his patients.
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I created an account with Healthgrades just to promote Dr. Lim to other patient's with chronic pain. Completely disregard the past reviews: Dr. Lim is a magnificient doctor who takes his time to get to know his patients. At my consult, he did a thorough physical exam and ordered an injection...Read More
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Despite reading disappointing comments, I elected to give Dr. Lim the benefit of the doubt - BIG mistake! Staff did not return calls for appt., waited 2 hrs in waiting room for consult. Prior to procedure, a catheter was inserted for a sedative to be administered before the actual procedure then...Read More
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A couple members of the support staff are a little unorganized and can be difficult to communicate with over the phone. However, I have had excellent experiences with the practitioners. They are very knowledgeable about cutting edge treatments and work hard to answer every question I have. They are...Read More
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Office staff was incompetent and said they couldn't see me because their internet was down and I was late to my appointment. I was technically 20 minutes early to my "actual" appointment. I sat in the waiting room for 10 minutes and no one greeted me or gave me papers to fill out. Then the...Read More
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Locations

NuVation Pain Group

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    • Mon: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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    • Mon: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Caremore Medical Group
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
Health Net of California
Large Group PPO
HealthCare Partners
Humana
Preferred IPA of California
SCAN Health Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Navigate HMO
PacifiCare
United Healthcare
Worker's Compensation
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